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The better the filter the worst the airflow. Also to minimize dust keep computer as high from the ground as possible. One other thing i noticed is that even dust filters dont block all the dust so you got to keep the cast either way. A air compressor works wonders. I used its once 3-4 weeks and there is huge dust off the RAD and the case.
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post #32 of 34
I personally like my dust filters on my case as they do block a lot... I do clean every month and it's like i'm barely cleaning anything compared to my older setups...
Mostly the filters that I need to clean out which are a piece of cake...

But like everyone said, the better the filter, the worse airflow...
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I use dust filters on all my intake fans and i would never think of taking them down. The amount of dust they block is enormous.
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post #34 of 34
In the winter I use dust filters, in the summer I take all of my grills and filters off and switch all of my fans to intake with both sides of my case off. [It's HOT here!]

Dust filters create a little bit of extra noise and keep your PC nice and dustless.
I had them on for 8 months straight and had very little dust in my PC, I just cleaned them with compressed air.

If you have animals or have a dust magnet of a house they are worth it, if not you won't see much of a difference.
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